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9am - 7pm

Krakow Christmas Markets

4 days from £389*
Departing: November - December 2018
* Price shown: 15 December 2018 from London Gatwick - LGW


Join us in the ancient royal capital of Poland, where colourful Christmas markets, steeped in tradition, are held against the spectacular backdrop of one of the few European cities to have survived the centuries unscathed. Discover the city's great history, enjoy Krakow by night, and soak up the festive atmosphere on this unmissable seasonal break.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • A guided walking tour of Krakow
  • Free time to browse Krakow's Christmas markets
  • Three nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • Return flights to Poland
  • Return airport-to-hotel transfers
  • One piece of hold luggage per couple
  • The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager
  • Government taxes and service charges

Single rooms are available for a supplement


Day One

Arrive in Krakow and transfer to your hotel. Head out into the city this evening to explore your surroundings and wander through the central square, beautifully illuminated after nightfall. Sample some traditional cuisine and enjoy a drink in one of the many restaurants, bars and music clubs tucked away down its cellars and narrow alleyways.

Day Two

Discover this seat of Polish kings on today's walking tour. The mesmerising medieval heart of the city is the stunning Rynek Glowny - Europe's largest square - lined with boutiques and cafes. Browse the wooden stalls of the Christmas market that surrounds the vast Sukkennice (Cloth Hall), itself a covered market, and see the traditional custom of Christmas crib-building at the Mariacki Church and Wawel Castle - two stunning examples of the city's Gothic architecture.

This afternoon, enjoy more of Krakow, or join our optional tour to see the vast underground chambers, full-sized chapel and stupendous concert hall of Wieliczka's astonishing salt mine.

Day Three

Today you're free to discover more of the city's sights, and to revisit the markets. Alternatively, join our optional half-day excursion to UNESCO-listed Auschwitz-Birkenau, where the buildings of the camp are left as they were discovered in 1944.

Day Four

Transfer back to Krakow Airport for your return flight home.
Departure Airport Date Price From
Belfast International
Belfast International 29 November 2018 £439
Birmingham 02 December 2018 £459
Birmingham 07 December 2018 £459
Bournemouth 07 December 2018 £449
Bristol 29 November 2018 £449
Bristol 02 December 2018 £449
Bristol 07 December 2018 £449
East Midlands
East Midlands 15 December 2018 £459
Edinburgh 15 December 2018 £469
Glasgow 02 December 2018 £469
Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford 29 November 2018 £459
Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford 15 December 2018 £459
Liverpool 11 December 2018 £429
Liverpool 15 December 2018 £429
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 29 November 2018 £399
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 02 December 2018 £399
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 07 December 2018 £399
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 11 December 2018 £399
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 15 December 2018 £389
London Stansted
London Stansted 29 November 2018 £399
London Stansted
London Stansted 02 December 2018 £399
London Stansted
London Stansted 07 December 2018 £399
London Stansted
London Stansted 11 December 2018 £399
London Stansted
London Stansted 15 December 2018 £399
Manchester 02 December 2018 £449
Manchester 07 December 2018 £449
Manchester 15 December 2018 £449
Newcastle 07 December 2018 £459

Hotel Logos ★★★

Centrally located in the heart of Krakow, this hotel is just a short stroll from the famous old town square, and is close to a good selection of bars and restaurants.

Kazimierz Hotel 

This newly opened, centrally located hotel is a short stroll from the Old Town and famous Wawel Castle. It offers easy access to the city's historic heart, and is close to the Vistula River.

Further Information

European closing times

Shops in Europe will generally close from early afternoon on Christmas Eve until 27th December. Included tours and excursions have been chosen for their scenic or historic value.

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time to Krakow centre is 45 minutes from Krakow Airport, and 1 hour 30 minutes from Katowice Airport.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Luggage Allowance

Please note that for two people travelling together on one booking, or a single traveler, one piece of hold luggage is included. Additional hold luggage may be purchased at the time of booking at a cost of £30 per bag.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

**Low deposit of £49pp applies to new bookings made between 6th March and 29th March 2018 (inclusive) only. This offer applies to flight-inclusive holidays only and excludes Lapland, Andre Rieu in Maastricht, Andre Rieu in Vienna, Deep South Rhythms, New Orleans & Caribbean Cruise, Five-Star Alaska Cruise & the Canadian Rockies, Canada's Rocky Mountaineer(TM), the Seychelles Island Cruise, Darjeeling & Bhutan - The Last Himalayan Kingdom, Classic South Africa, Under African Skies, Cape Town, the Garden Route & Big Five Safaris, Peru - Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu, and fly-cruises on board Magellan and Columbus. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Krakow Christmas Markets reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Krakow Christmas MarketsScores 8.8 out of 10 based on 170 reviews
(8 out of 10)


Rochdale Couple
Very enjoyable & interesting short break. Great hotel conveniently located.
Confirmed traveller: 18 December 2017
Published on: 16 January 2018
(8 out of 10)


Bournemouth Couple
Krakow is well worth visiting. Lot's of history, very friendly people and good food at reasonable prices
Confirmed traveller: 18 December 2017
Published on: 09 January 2018
(9 out of 10)


Fleet, Hampshire Couple
A lovely pre-Christmas break
Confirmed traveller: 18 December 2017
Published on: 07 January 2018